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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
: it is an awkward position for romney. he endorsed murdoch standing beside him in august. >> this fall i'm supporting richard mourdock for senate. >> reporter: this ad will continue to broadcast. >> bad timing for governor romney and the presidential election. >> for the most part people are seeing thing through their own lens. there are not a lot of undecided voters left. in a race this close anything like this matters. >> reporter: already it has sparked a frenzy of new ads backed by democrats that pack a political pun. >> i hope you'll join me in supporting richard mourdock. >> we got to get this guy elect in the u.s. senate. >> reporter: a romney spokesman says governor romney disagrees with richard mourdock and mr. mourdock's comments do not reflect governor romney's views. we disagree on the policy regarding exceptions for rape and incest but still support him. the san francisco republican chair says it is the right move by romney to stand by mourdock but not for this issue. >> i think it's absolutely fine for him to disagree with the candidate he endorses on one issue. i'm
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
days of campaigning. >> reporter: governor mitt romney hit the stage, in ames iowa, ready to jump on new economic numbers. >> last quarter our economy grew at just 2%. after the stimulus was passed the white house promised that the economy would now be growing at 4.3%. over twice as fast. >> reporter: romney pointed the finger at the president's policies and is using the economy to make his closing argument to voters in the battleground states. >> this is not the time to double down on "trickle-down government" policies that have failed us. it's time for new bold changes that measure up to the moment. >> reporter: the white house looked at the new numbers as a sign the country is heading in the right direction. the economy expanded at a right higher than most expert predicted. vice president biden told voters in wisconsin a romney presidency would erase all the progress the president made. >> we believe for americans to succeed the middle class has to rebuild and grow. it's the only way working class people have a way: >> reporter: the president wrapped us his campaigning at an airpo
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
romney will work to make the case that the president's leadership abroad has failed. while the president will point to successes including killing osama bin laden. this is it. the final showdown with the presidency at stake. president obama and governor romney will sit down with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer for the final debate on foreign policy. one person won a ticket as a registered independent. he will be listening closely but is leaning towards the president. >> i care about what's going on in the world and how to make it a better place. >> reporter: this democrat is in boca raton for the debate. she has already decided to cast her vote for mitt romney. >> because the direction we have been in for the last four years has failed us. failed! there's no debate here. look at the record. >> reporter: the 90-minute debate will most likely start where the second one left off the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. they will also debate questions about iran, ending the war in afghanistan and the u.s. economic relationship with china. po
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
outdone, romney ratcheted up his campaigning in nevada. >> well, you know, he as, uhm, he has been reduced to trying to defend characters on sesame street and -- [ laughter ] >> word games of various kinds. >> reporter: and in a race this tight, both need all the face time they can get. it's one of the reasons that in just 14 days the candidates and their supporters will spend $100 million in tv ads especially since the polls are closer than ever. in ohio, the president's lead has shrunk to just 2 points. in florida, romney has the advantage by one and in virginia it's a dead heat. mark has conducted polls for three decades and says because it's so close, the candidates will likely decide their final campaign moves based on polling. >> absolutely. the key in the next few weeks is where can the candidate go where they can make the most difference and get some publicity for their visit? >> reporter: bob says that media will become increasingly important in the swing states because at this point, the tv markets are already saturated. there's no more ad space to buy. and it's probably
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
mitt romney combined have covered nearly 10,000 miles in the past two days. and with the race neck and neck, they are going back to the number one issue to seal the deal with undecided voters, the economy. >> this election is therefore a big choice and america wants to see big changes and we're going to bring big changes to get america stronger again. >> we can't afford to go back to the same policies that got us into the mess. we have to stick with the policies that are getting us out of the mess. that's why i'm running for a second term. >> president obama has already cast his ballot. he made history in chicago this afternoon as the first sitting president to vote early. >>> it's been one year since police cleared the massive "occupy oakland" camp. the move enraged evicted protestors sparking a night of destructive riots. tonight the "occupiers" are back to mark the anniversary. a few dozen have returned to frank ogawa plaza promising to keep the protests peaceful. da lin is where protestors are gathering. now, da, police and local businesses aren't taking any chances. >> reporte
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